Lu Dai

Lu Dai

Cambridge, MA, US

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I am a young landscape architect who have working experience both in US and China. I believe spatial experience and artful presentation are as important as the social and ecological benefit of one landscape design. In another word, I love beautiful things that make sense.


Ground Inc, Boston, intern

Design, Mapping, Modeling, Drawing varies projects
- Propose design schemes, and update CD set for several Boston projects including Parcel 12 Couryard, Mildred Haily masterplan, Memorial Drive and Union Square.

May 2019 - Aug 2019

TLS Landscap Architecture Shanghai Office |, Shanghai, Intern

Detail design of Lion Mountain Park in Suzhou, China
-Participated in designing the concept and form of “18 sceneries” in Lion Mountain Park. Mapping, modelling and rendering 18 sceneries and Involved in the construc- tion process. Early Research and Mapping for Futian river renovation Competition in Shenzhen, China

Apr 2018 - Jun 2018

Pandscape Planning Design Consulting Co.,Ltd. |, Shanghai, CN, intern

Renovation design of the central garden in No.3 Anshan residential community -One of the main designers to change the original plaza into an educational commu- nity garden. Involved in the whole construction process. Mapping of the edible train- garden in Shanghai, China

Jun 2017 - Sep 2017


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, MLA 1 AP

master degree of landscape architecture

Sep 2018 - May 2020

Tongji University, Shanghai, CN, Bachelors, Engineering

4 years in architecture
1 years in landscape architectrue

Sep 2013 - May 2018


GSD Platform, Nomination

work has been selected to publish in GSD platform in both 2018 and 2019


Merit-Based Scholarship Tongji University, Scholarship

GPA top 10% student in Tongji university can get this award


JWDA Travelling Scholarship, Scholarship

top 8 students in Tongji can win this scholarship every year


International Students Tall Building Design Competiton, Nomination

Connect the city--People, Density & Infrastructure


Shanghai Urban Design Challenge, Nomination

Baoshan Waterfront Area Regeneration Design
-Created the waterfront park as a “breathable” infrastructure to solve the problem of sediment accumulation and sea level rise


13th “Academic Award” Art Competition, 2nd Place


Merit-Based Scholarship Tongji University, Scholarship

GPA top 15% student in Tongji university can get this award


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